ASTM D2487 - 11 Standard Practice for Classification of Soils for Engineering Purposes (Unified Soil Classification System)


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    A746 Standard Specification for Ductile Iron Gravity Sewer Pipe

    A796/A796M Standard Practice for Structural Design of Corrugated Steel Pipe, Pipe-Arches, and Arches for Storm and Sanitary Sewers and Other Buried Applications

    A798/A798M Standard Practice for Installing Factory-Made Corrugated Steel Pipe for Sewers and Other Applications

    A807/A807M Standard Practice for Installing Corrugated Steel Structural Plate Pipe for Sewers and Other Applications

    B788/B788M Standard Practice for Installing Factory-Made Corrugated Aluminum Culverts and Storm Sewer Pipe

    B789/B789M Standard Practice for Installing Corrugated Aluminum Structural Plate Pipe for Culverts and Sewers

    B790/B790M Standard Practice for Structural Design of Corrugated Aluminum Pipe, Pipe-Arches, and Arches for Culverts, Storm Sewers, and Other Buried Conduits

    C12 Standard Practice for Installing Vitrified Clay Pipe Lines

    C149 Standard Test Method for Thermal Shock Resistance of Glass Containers

    C1479M Standard Practice for Installation of Precast Concrete Sewer, Storm Drain, and Culvert Pipe Using Standard Installations (Metric)

    C1479 Standard Practice for Installation of Precast Concrete Sewer, Storm Drain, and Culvert Pipe Using Standard Installations

    C1675 Standard Practice for Installation of Precast Reinforced Concrete Monolithic Box Sections for Culverts, Storm Drains, and Sewers

    D653 Standard Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained Fluids

    D698 Standard Test Methods for Laboratory Compaction Characteristics of Soil Using Standard Effort (12 400 ft-lbf/ft3 (600 kN-m/m3))

    D854 Standard Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Soil Solids by Water Pycnometer

    D1140 Standard Test Methods for Amount of Material in Soils Finer than No. 200 (75-μm) Sieve

    D1557 Standard Test Methods for Laboratory Compaction Characteristics of Soil Using Modified Effort (56,000 ft-lbf/ft3 (2,700 kN-m/m3))

    D1586 Standard Test Method for Standard Penetration Test (SPT) and Split-Barrel Sampling of Soils

    D1883 Standard Test Method for CBR (California Bearing Ratio) of Laboratory-Compacted Soils

    D2168 Standard Test Methods for Calibration of Laboratory Mechanical-Rammer Soil Compactors

    D2321 Standard Practice for Underground Installation of Thermoplastic Pipe for Sewers and Other Gravity-Flow Applications

    D2435/D2435M Standard Test Methods for One-Dimensional Consolidation Properties of Soils Using Incremental Loading

    D2488 Standard Practice for Description and Identification of Soils (Visual-Manual Procedure)

    D2774 Standard Practice for Underground Installation of Thermoplastic Pressure Piping

    D2850 Standard Test Method for Unconsolidated-Undrained Triaxial Compression Test on Cohesive Soils

    D3080/D3080M Standard Test Method for Direct Shear Test of Soils Under Consolidated Drained Conditions

    D3550 Standard Practice for Thick Wall, Ring-Lined, Split Barrel, Drive Sampling of Soils

    D3839 Standard Guide for Underground Installation of “Fiberglass” (Glass-Fiber Reinforced Thermosetting-Resin) Pipe

    D3999/D3999M Standard Test Methods for the Determination of the Modulus and Damping Properties of Soils Using the Cyclic Triaxial Apparatus

    D4083 Standard Practice for Description of Frozen Soils (Visual-Manual Procedure)

    D4186/D4186M Standard Test Method for One-Dimensional Consolidation Properties of Saturated Cohesive Soils Using Controlled-Strain Loading

    D4253 Standard Test Methods for Maximum Index Density and Unit Weight of Soils Using a Vibratory Table

    D4254 Standard Test Methods for Minimum Index Density and Unit Weight of Soils and Calculation of Relative Density

    D4318 Standard Test Methods for Liquid Limit, Plastic Limit, and Plasticity Index of Soils

    D4546 Standard Test Methods for One-Dimensional Swell or Collapse of Soils

    D4647/D4647M Standard Test Methods for Identification and Classification of Dispersive Clay Soils by the Pinhole Test

    D5092 Standard Practice for Design and Installation of Groundwater Monitoring Wells

    D5101 Standard Test Method for Measuring the Filtration Compatibility of Soil-Geotextile Systems

    D5321/D5321M Standard Test Method for Determining the Shear Strength of Soil-Geosynthetic and Geosynthetic-Geosynthetic Interfaces by Direct Shear

    D5567 Standard Test Method for Hydraulic Conductivity Ratio (HCR) Testing of Soil/Geotextile Systems

    D5784/D5784M Standard Guide for Use of Hollow-Stem Augers for Geoenvironmental Exploration and the Installation of Subsurface Water-Quality Monitoring Devices

    D5911/D5911M Standard Practice for Minimum Set of Data Elements to Identify a Soil Sampling Site

    D6066 Standard Practice for Determining the Normalized Penetration Resistance of Sands for Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential

    D6088 Standard Practice for Installation of Geocomposite Pavement Drains

    D6168 Standard Guide for Selection of Minimum Set of Data Elements Required to Identify Locations Chosen for Field Collection of Information to Describe Soil, Rock, and Their Contained Fluids

    D6243/D6243M Standard Test Method for Determining the Internal and Interface Shear Resistance of Geosynthetic Clay Liner by the Direct Shear Method

    D6467 Standard Test Method for Torsional Ring Shear Test to Determine Drained Residual Shear Strength of Cohesive Soils

    D6528 Standard Test Method for Consolidated Undrained Direct Simple Shear Testing of Cohesive Soils

    D6913 Standard Test Methods for Particle-Size Distribution (Gradation) of Soils Using Sieve Analysis

    D6938 Standard Test Method for In-Place Density and Water Content of Soil and Soil-Aggregate by Nuclear Methods (Shallow Depth)

    D7181 Method for Consolidated Drained Triaxial Compression Test for Soils

    D7263 Standard Test Methods for Laboratory Determination of Density (Unit Weight) of Soil Specimens

    D7277 Standard Test Method for Performance Testing of Articulating Concrete Block (ACB) Revetment Systems for Hydraulic Stability in Open Channel Flow

    D7382 Standard Test Methods for Determination of Maximum Dry Unit Weight and Water Content Range for Effective Compaction of Granular Soils Using a Vibrating Hammer

    D7608 Standard Test Method for Torsional Ring Shear Test to Determine Drained Fully Softened Shear Strength and Nonlinear Strength Envelope of Cohesive Soils (Using Normally Consolidated Specimen) for Slopes with No Preexisting Shear Surfaces

    D7663 Standard Practice for Active Soil Gas Sampling in the Vadose Zone for Vapor Intrusion Evaluations

    D7664 Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Hydraulic Conductivity of Unsaturated Soils

    D7758 Standard Practice for Passive Soil Gas Sampling in the Vadose Zone for Source Identification, Spatial Variability Assessment, Monitoring, and Vapor Intrusion Evaluations

    E850 Standard Guide for Characterization of Inorganic Process Wastes for Use as Structural Fill

    E2392/E2392M Standard Guide for Design of Earthen Wall Building Systems

    E2583 Standard Test Method for Measuring Deflections with a Light Weight Deflectometer (LWD)

    F1668 Standard Guide for Construction Procedures for Buried Plastic Pipe

    F2787 Standard Practice for Structural Design of Thermoplastic Corrugated Wall Stormwater Collection Chambers

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes

    F3049 Standard Guide for Characterizing Properties of Metal Powders Used for Additive Manufacturing Processes


    Referenced ASTM Standards The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    C117 Test Method for Materials Finer than 75-m (No. 200) Sieve in Mineral Aggregates by Washing

    C136 Test Method for Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates

    C702 Practice for Reducing Samples of Aggregate to Testing Size

    D420 Guide to Site Characterization for Engineering Design and Construction Purposes

    D422 Test Method for Particle-Size Analysis of Soils

    D653 Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained Fluids

    D1140 Test Methods for Amount of Material in Soils Finer than No. 200 (75-m) Sieve

    D2216 Test Methods for Laboratory Determination of Water (Moisture) Content of Soil and Rock by Mass

    D2488 Practice for Description and Identification of Soils (Visual-Manual Procedure)

    D3740 Practice for Minimum Requirements for Agencies Engaged in Testing and/or Inspection of Soil and Rock as Used in Engineering Design and Construction

    D4083 Practice for Description of Frozen Soils (Visual-Manual Procedure)

    D4318 Test Methods for Liquid Limit, Plastic Limit, and Plasticity Index of Soils

    D4427 Classification of Peat Samples by Laboratory Testing

    D6913 Test Methods for Particle-Size Distribution (Gradation) of Soils Using Sieve Analysis

    E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves